A history of the Luo-speaking peoples of eastern Africa
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A history of the Luo-speaking peoples of eastern Africa by Bethwell A. Ogot

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Published by Anyange Press in Kisumu, Kenya .
Written in English


  • Lwoo (African people) -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 864-912).

StatementBethwell A. Ogot.
LC ClassificationsDT365.45.L88 H57 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination912 p. :
Number of Pages912
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24005490M
LC Control Number2009349756

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